Drug Interdiction / Narcotics

Drug Interdiction / Narcotics

The Drug Interdiction / Narcotics topic covers all aspects of drug enforcement, from highway or border interdiction to undercover infiltration into gangs or drug cartels. Drug smugglers are constantly evolving their concealment techniques and are growing in their boldness, so law enforcement must work even harder to stay one step ahead. From marijuana and crack cocaine to prescription pills and heroin, this topic covers it all.
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June 29, 2015
Ore. weed legal soon, but not legally sold

Ore. weed legal soon, but not legally sold

The legalization of recreational marijuana on July 1 makes the state the fourth to do so - Full Story
June 23, 2015

2 carrying hundreds of LSD tabs, other drugs arrested at Del. music fest

Two men were arrested with hundreds of doses of LSD, hallucinogenic mushrooms and the drug known as bath salts - Full Story
June 21, 2015

Illicit drugs 'rampant' in Calif. state prisons

California inmates are dying of drug overdoses at nearly triple the national rate - Full Story
June 19, 2015

Del. governor signs marijuana decriminalization bill

Opponents expressed concerns that the legislation sends the wrong message to children - Full Story
June 19, 2015
Feds: 48 charged for links to Boston's most-feared gang

Feds: 48 charged for links to Boston's most-feared gang

The criminal organization ran a vast drug empire that stoked New England's heroin epidemic - Full Story
June 18, 2015
Report: W.Va. has highest drug overdose death rate

Report: W.Va. has highest drug overdose death rate

Police have tried to cut down on the supply of illegal drugs with at least 406 drug-related arrests this year - Full Story
June 17, 2015
Largest Fla. county proposes citations for pot possession

Largest Fla. county proposes citations for pot possession

May become the first in the state to treat marijuana possession as a non-criminal act - Full Story
June 16, 2015

Pot shop patients sue Calif. city over police raid

Officer can be seen eating what appears to be a pot-laced edible - Full Story
June 15, 2015
Alaska man departs in skiff as police search home for drugs

Alaska man departs in skiff as police search home for drugs

Coast Guard sent over a patrol boat to look for the man and the skiff but he has not been found - Full Story



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10-43: Be Advised... 10-43: Be Advised...
with Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief
Highway Drug Interdiction Highway Drug Interdiction
with Andrew Hawkes